Strength with every step Destiny divides our souls This is where we partRead More This is… (Haiku)
Before there was Afro Samurai, the first black samurai was a slave from Mozambique called Yasuke. Even though the former is a fictional character it was the first representation from my understanding of a black man as a samurai in the media, and that was sort of a big deal since all samurai were all […]Read More Yasuke, The First Black Samurai of Japan (Black History 365)
“Desperation brings out the demon in the best of men” – Jin Sakai Even though a fictional character this is a profound quote from Jin Sakai from the critically acclaimed PS4 game “Ghost of Tsushima”. He saw bloodshed and terror firsthand on his homeland the island of Tsushima Japan. Adversity created an unrelenting warrior spirit […]Read More What is honor, really?